But first a word to the unvaccinated. From God . . .
Jim Burt: “Martin Luther began the Protestant Reformation, ancestor of today’s various Evangelicals, about 500 years ago. He had his own experiences with the epidemics that periodically raged through the Europe of his day. Luther chastised the ‘resisters,’ saying: ‘They are […]
That’s what Matt Levine suggests some already-unimaginably-rich people are doing: Who Can Resist the Crypto Boom?
. . . There are endless profiles of people who have become billionaires by starting crypto exchanges, trading platforms, market makers, derivatives businesses, etc. (Meanwhile I have never read a profile of someone who became a billionaire by […]
Brooks H.: “A minister, a priest, and a rabbit walk into a blood bank to give blood, and the nurse at the reception desk asks each of them what their blood type is. ‘I’m pretty sure I’m a Type O,’ says the rabbit.”
Tonight, I thought my husband was acting weird. We had […]
Wordle! My latest addiction. Five minutes a day. I got SLUMP in three tries. Beginner’s luck. CRANK and GORGE in five. Sorry; you’ll shortly be addicted, too.
Want a free $700? Sign up for this card. Only, of course, if you will be able to pay the charges in full each month. The […]
A Critic: “These comparisons of January 6 to Pearl Harbor and 9/11 are hilarious.”
→ I see your point.
Another way to look at it, though, is November 22, 1963.
A lot of people of my generation remember it as a pivotal date in American history.
Yet the Kennedy […]
But first . . . this should be fun:
. . . She resigned in response to the January 6 insurrection, and later published a book ironically titled, “I’ll Take Your Questions Now.” As press secretary Grisham never held even one press […]
A friend lied to me and a whole lot of other investors — and begins serving his five-year federal prison sentence next week.
Lying to investors is something you can’t do.
You can go to jail for that.
Here’s another thing you can’t do:
By Peggy Noonan, who, despite our differing views on some issues, is an 11th thing to love about America.
A twelfth is CBS Sunday Morning, for decades the most reliably good weekly 90 minutes on television.
And you don’t even need a TV to watch it.
As if Thursday’s Grounds for Optimism were not enough . . .
The days are getting longer!
(For those in the Northern hemisphere.)
Aaron Sorkin’s Being The Ricardos is streaming free!
(For Amazon’s 147 million “Prime” members here in the U.S.)
And it’s […]
Well, maybe not anyone; that may be overly optimistic.
But it’s a great read.
Go, mankind, go!
With regard to America’s mess and the global struggle with autocracy, I’m not so much “optimistic” as hopeful.
And as for […]
Quote of the Day
We are not going to be able to operate our spaceship earth successfully, nor for much longer, unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody.~Buckminster Fuller
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